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Karen Joy Fowler
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Karen Joy Fowler, A PEN/Faulkner and Dublin IMPAC nominee, is the author of Sarah Canary, The Sweetheart Season, Black Glass: Short Fictions, Sister Noon, and We Are All Completely Beside Ourselves.

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The Sweetheart Season
A Novel
Written by Karen Joy Fowler

Format: Trade Paperback, 384 pages
Publisher: Ballantine Books
On Sale: February 10, 1998
Price: $13.95

As a rebellious daughter of the sixties recalls the year her mother played baseball in 1947, two luminous stories begin to unfold in America's heartland, one lived and one imagined.

"A remarkable treasure--often wistful and hilarious at once . . . Smart, wry, and just this side of insane."
--The Washington Post Book... Read more >
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